Congratulations to Ann Mah whose piece for The New York Times about her harvest experience at AR Lenoble has been selected for The Best American Travel Writing 2017!

Congratulations to Ann Mah whose piece for The New York Times about her harvest experience at AR Lenoble has been selected for The Best American Travel Writing 2017!

April 28, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Writer Ann Mah (http://www.annmah.net/), author of the critically acclaimed Mastering the Art of French Eating, wrote about her experience as a harvest volunteer at AR Lenoble, one of the last 100% family-owned, 100% independent champagne houses, for The New York Times in September 2016: Check out the article: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/25/travel/wine-harvest-france-volunteer-vendange.html Published annually by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (http://www.hmhco.com/), The […]
The SOMM Journal: “JORDAN WINERY’S TRENDSETTING PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE AND QUALITY IN THE NEW JORDAN CUVÉE BY CHAMPAGNE AR LENOBLE

The SOMM Journal: “JORDAN WINERY’S TRENDSETTING PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE AND QUALITY IN THE NEW JORDAN CUVÉE BY CHAMPAGNE AR LENOBLE

April 25, 2017, Christian Holthausen
“In more ways than one, Champagne has begun infiltrating wineries in Sonoma and Napa counties. With several unprecedented examples that include Napa cult wine producer Sinegal launching its brand in conjunction with a prestige Champagne house, Sonoma’s Buena Vista Winery–branded Champagne and the unique partnership between Jordan Winery and the grower Champagne house of AR […]
Jordan Cuvée by Champagne AR Lenoble will make its official public debut at the “Belle Epoque Spring” at Jordan Winery in California on May 13!

Jordan Cuvée by Champagne AR Lenoble will make its official public debut at the “Belle Epoque Spring” at Jordan Winery in California on May 13!

April 20, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Bottling celebrates the shared values of both wineries, jointly committed to independent ownership and quality without compromise Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces the official launch today of its first Jordan Cuvée, 100% produced by Champagne AR Lenoble, owned and operated by the Malassagne family in the Champagne region of France. The Jordan Cuvée by Champagne […]
New Guide Book takes readers on a 5-star tasting journey around Champagne! Introducing Essi Avellan’s Champagne: A Guide for Champagne Lovers and Gourmet Travellers

New Guide Book takes readers on a 5-star tasting journey around Champagne! Introducing Essi Avellan’s Champagne: A Guide for Champagne Lovers and Gourmet Travellers

April 20, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Essi Avellan’s Champagne : A Guide for Champagne Lovers and Gourmet Travellers Thirsting to know more and more, Essi kept returning to Champagne. Based on her personal experience, she shares with the reader the essentials of 65 estates she appreciates. Additionally, she introduces her favourite restaurants, wine shops and hotels in the region. Also the Champenois, winemakers and cellar masters, share their […]
CIVC: Champagne shipments by markets in 2016, Champagne confirms value trend

CIVC: Champagne shipments by markets in 2016, Champagne confirms value trend

March 28, 2017, Christian Holthausen
In 2016 the Champagne world market has confirmed the positive value trend. The growing value per bottle is related to high-quality choices of consumers and to new drivers of growth in exports. Despite a small a decrease in volume (-2.1 percent) related to the difficulties of the French market and to the sudden depreciation of […]
Digital Tasting Booklet for the official #Champagne Experience Day 2017 in London organised by the UK Champagne Bureau

Digital Tasting Booklet for the official #Champagne Experience Day 2017 in London organised by the UK Champagne Bureau

March 27, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Please click on this link to download the final version of the Digital Tasting Booklet for the official #Champagne Experience Day being organised on Wednesday 29th March at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London. The booklet is smartphone/tablet responsive in order to facilitate its use on the day of the event. Digital Tasting […]
AR Lenoble is once again available in New York!

AR Lenoble is once again available in New York!

March 16, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Effective April 1, Champagne AR Lenoble will be exclusively distributed in New York by Lauber Imports, a division of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. Established in 1920, Champagne AR Lenoble is one of the last 100% family-owned, 100% independent producers in Champagne, making award-winning wines while managing 18 hectares of their own vineyards. Most of […]
Xavier Rousset to open Comptoir Café & Wine in April…and we’re already planning a tasting of AR Lenoble there in June!

Xavier Rousset to open Comptoir Café & Wine in April…and we’re already planning a tasting of AR Lenoble there in June!

March 15, 2017, Christian Holthausen
We’re excited to announce that Champagne AR Lenoble will be co-hosting a tasting on Tuesday 27th June at 18.30 at Master Sommelier and restaurateur Xavier Rousset’s brand new Comptoir Café & Wine, opening in April in London’s Mayfair. Comptoir Café & Wine will be the second ‘Comptoir’ in Rousset’s portfolio. He opened Mediterranean restaurant and wine […]
AR Lenoble Newsletter : Nos réflexions sur les vins clairs 2016

AR Lenoble Newsletter : Nos réflexions sur les vins clairs 2016

March 13, 2017, Christian Holthausen
Nos réflexions sur les vins clairs 2016 Après une année très difficile, les conditions climatiques qui ont précédé la vendange ont sauvé la récolte 2016. Un temps très ensoleillé s’est installé fin août – début septembre et a duré toute la période des vendanges pour nous permettre de rentrer des raisins bien murs. Les pinots […]
AR Lenoble Newsletter – Our thoughts on the 2016 vins clairs…

AR Lenoble Newsletter – Our thoughts on the 2016 vins clairs…

March 13, 2017, Christian Holthausen
The climatic conditions immediately before harvest saved the 2016 crop after a very challenging year. Beautiful sunshine at the end of August and in early September lasted throughout the harvest and permitted us to obtain ripe grapes. Our pinot meunier from Damery was ready to be picked much earlier than our chardonnay from Chouilly, something […]